Modernization and Dependency: Alternative Perspectives in the Study of Latin American Underdevelopment

by Samuel Valenzuela, Arturo Valenzuela
Comparative Politics ()


Outstanding review of dependency theory and modernization theory main authors, internal debates, comparison among the approaches and application to Latin America. Great for looking for a review, bibliographical references and an understanding of Cardoso and Faletto, Gunder Frank, CEPAL, Lipset, Almond, Wiarda, etc. Great for any political economy and historial analysis of Latin America.

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